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Windows Support Service Scam Center

Another article for Graham Cluley’s blog about a site used to direct support scam victims to remote access software: Support scammers – at your service! 35 more words

David Harley

Tech Support Scams

It occurs to me that I’ve missed flagging here quite a few support scam blogs that I’ve addressed in other blogs. As a quick catch-up, here’s a cut-and-paste from the… 254 more words

David Harley

iOS Activation Lock

Graham Cluley imparts some useful information for Intego’s blog: iPhone thefts drop in major cities as result of iOS 7′s Activation Lock. As it happens, I was asked about the Microsoft/Google kill switch and was slightly sceptical about some of the conclusions based on the Attorney General’s statistics, but as far as the iPhone is concerned, the implementation of the Activation Lock has certainly coincided and maybe resulted in a sizeable reduction in attacks targeting iPhone users. 24 more words

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The Increasingly Strange Case of the Antipodean iOS Ransomware

It’s not clear exactly what happened in the mysterious case of the Antipodean iOS ‘ransomware’ attack – in particular, why the only people affected initially seemed to be in Australia and New Zealand, though there have been subsequent reports of victims in the UK. 1,083 more words

David Harley